The knowledge-sharing platform for the international community of Amsterdam.


Good old-fashioned face-to-face contact is what will save the world.

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Past Events

Discover the wide variety of knowledge-sharing that’s taken place through Amsterdam Academy since it was founded in 2014. From Total Photography to the Future of Online Television (which has since become a reality) - knowledge sharing is what unites people, all ages, genders, and race.

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Partner Programs

Amsterdam Academy carefully selects local partners who offer special programming for the international community of Amsterdam.

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Our online publication - 3 meters deep

Amsterdam Academy's online publication includes our blog, podcast, articles and interviews. Why is it called 3 meters deep? Because that's how deep (on average) the canals are in Amsterdam. Let's dive in to the stories of Amsterdam!

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Spark is a development platform for female business owners and entrepreneurs in the Netherlands. Starting as an annual conference in 2015, Spark has become more than a conference, it is a movement. Spark unites female business owners throughout Amsterdam and across Europe to help them shape a new collaborative economy. Spark is brought to you by Amsterdam Academy. In addition to the annual conference in March, Spark offers masterclasses, and networking events throughout the year. Become a Spark member to receive the reduced member rate on all Spark events as well as be part of a community of like-minded founders who believe in growing your business through learning from each other.

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Amsterdam Academy is not about passive listening, it’s about active engagement. 



John dewey

'Democracy must begin at home, and its home is the neighborly community.'

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